For over 65 years, Clarience Technologies has been a leading innovator and manufacturer of the highest quality, most trusted products for the commercial and recreational transportation marketplace.
Began in 1955 with an ingenious idea that sparked a revolution in truck and trailer safety lighting. Tackling the problem of the short life of trailer lights, founder George Baldwin designed the first sealed marker light.
Acquired Do-Ray Lamp Company (Colorado City, Colorado), giving the company a broad range of incandescent, bulb-replaceable lamps, many of which are still part of the Truck-Lite offering.
Introduced world’s first LED S/T/T lamp for commercial vehicles.
Introduced the first LED forward lighting for both military and commercial vehicles.
Acquired Raydyot (Birmingham, UK), entering the mirror market.
Acquired the assets of Signal-Stat Lighting Products, gaining manufacturing processes for sealed and bulb-replaceable lighting, turn signals, emergency lighting and vehicle accessories.
Acquired FER (Eisenach, Germany), establishing European lighting manufacturing.
Acquired Rubbolite (Harlow, UK), increasing European OEM and aftermarket lighting.
Acquired DAVCO (Saline, MI), the North American leader in Class 8 heavy duty diesel powered truck fuel-heater/water separators and filter systems.
Acquired RIGID Industries (Phoenix, AZ), the world leader in forward-projecting LED lighting used in agriculture, construction, police, fire, rescue, industrial, marine, military, mining, off-road and power sports.
Truck-Lite launched Road Ready, the industry's first true “smart” trailer monitoring system, utilizing advanced telematics capabilities to analyze data and provide actionable intelligence to fleet operators.
Acquired Lumitec Lighting (Delray Beach, Florida), leading designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions.
Truck-Lite Holdings becomes Clarience Technologies - The Total Visibility Company.
Acquired ECCO (Boise, Idaho), a world leading provider of reversing safety alarms and LED beacons, lightbars, directionals and worklights serving the global commercial vehicle market.
Acquired Code 3 (St. Louis, MO), a world leading provider of LED lightbars, directional, siren controllers and audible solutions serving the global emergency vehicle market